2021 Becoming Beloved Community Grants: Asian American Pacific Islander
Resolved, That the Executive Council, meeting October 24-28,2021 approve and authorize the following, as recommended by the Presiding Officers' Advisory Group on Beloved Community Implementation reviewed and recommended by the Joint Standing Committee on Mission Within The Episcopal Church. In response to the events of hatred against the AAPI community, the Beloved Community group set aside some of remaining grant funding cycle specifically towards supporting those communities. The six grants listed below total $50,000.00.
The distribution of the grants is subject to the full payment of the 2020 diocesan assessment or granted diocesan waiver.
Empowering the Chicago Korean Immigrant Community, One in Christ Episcopal Church, Diocese of Chicago, $9,450.00
Community Development in AAPI Communities, Saints Peter & Paul/Ss Pedro y Pablo piscopal Church, Diocese of Oregon, $6,788.00
Amplifying and Celebrating AAPI voices in the Episcopal Church, The Gathering – A Space for Asian Pacific American Spirituality, Diocese of Los Angeles, $7,762.00
Micronesian Inclusion in Hawai’i, The Episcopal Diocese of Hawai’i, $10,000.00
Racial Justice and Reconciliation in the Chinese Community, Churches, and Ministries, Church of Our Saviour, Diocese of Los Angeles, $8,000.00
Becoming Beloved Community Initiative, Diocese of Pittsburgh, $8,000.00